Information Technolgoy Security

If you suspect your computer of being affected by a virus, worm, or unauthorized personnel, please contact us at security@mtsu.edu or call the helpdesk at 5345.

Below are some common symptoms associated with security issues but keep in mind that not all of these (or even none of these) symptoms may be present:

  • Slow response time from the computer when it was not slow before
  • Multiple popups when browsing sites
  • Unknown local users or groups
  • New icons in the lower right corner which appear even though you have not added software
  • Unfamiliar programs that launch themselves